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Robert de Umfreville

Male Abt 1277 - 1325  (~ 48 years)


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  • Name Robert de Umfreville  [1, 2, 3
    Born Abt 1277  of Prudhoe, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Died Mar 1325  [2
    Alternate death 30 Mar 1325  [6
    Alternate death 2 Apr 1325  [1
    Alternate death 12 Apr 1325  [4, 7
    Buried Newminster Abbey, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I7203  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TWK
    Last Modified 9 Jan 2018 

    Father Gilbert de Umfreville,   b. Abt 1244, of Prudhoe, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 13 Oct 1307  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Comyn,   d. Bef 17 Feb 1329 
    Family ID F2126  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Lucy de Kyme,   d. Bef 1318 
    Married Bef 20 Sep 1303  [2, 6, 8
    Children 
    +1. Elizabeth de Umfreville,   d. Bef 6 Jan 1381
    Last Modified 12 Dec 2015 
    Family ID F4617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Earl of Angus. Joint Lieutenant and Guardian of Scotland, 1308. Warden and Chief Justice in Eyre of the forests south of Trent.

      "Robert (de Umfreville), Earl of Angus [S.], and Lord Umfreville [E.], 2nd, but 1st surv. s. and h., aged 30 and more at his father's death. He did homage and had livery of his father's lands, 6 Nov. 1307. He was sum., 18 Jan. 1307/8, to attend the coronation of Edward II, and by that King was appointed Joint King's Lieut. and Keeper in Scotland, 21 June 1308, Joint Guardian between Berwick and the Forth, 16 Aug. 1308, and a Commissioner to treat with the Scots, 14 Nov. 1308, 16 Feb. 1309/10, 22 Feb. 13 15/6, and 18 Mar. 1317/8. He was sum. to Parl. from 19 Jan. (1307/8) I Edw. II to 26 Dec. (1323) 17 Edw. II, by writs directed Roberto de Umframvill' comiti de Anegos. He m. 1stly, before 20 Sep. 1303, Lucy, da. and in her issue h. of Sir Philip de Kyme [1st Lord Kyme], by Joan, da. of Sir Hugh le Bigod, Chief Justiciar of England. He m., 2ndly, Alienor. He d. Mar. 1325, and was bur. in the Abbey of Newminster. Dower was assigned to his widow 10 and 19 July 1325. She m., before 16 Aug. 1327 (at which date he was fined £10 and had pardon for marrying her without licence) Sir Roger Mauduit, of Eshot, Northumberland, sometime Chamberlain of Scotland, who d. before 24 Feb. 1350. She d. 31 Mar. 1368." [Complete Peerage I:149-50, as corrected in Volume XIV.]

      "It is not clear whether Lucy was Philip's heir in her issue, as she had a sister Agnes who left issue, and it is unknown whether this issue became extinct (see Kyme, volume 7, page 357 and note d)."[Chris Phillips, Some Corrections and Additions to The Complete Peerage]

  • Sources 
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    2. [S128] The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant. Full citation details here.

    3. [S1378] The Royal Descents of the Fosters of Moulton and the Mathesons of Shinness & Lochalsh by William Edward Foster. London: Phillimore and Company, 1912.

    4. [S142] Royal Ancestry, by Douglas Richardson. Kimball G. Everingham, ed. 2013.

    5. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008., year only.

    6. [S145] Ancestral Roots of Certain American Colonists Who Came to America Before 1700, by Frederick Lewis Weis and Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. 8th edition, William R. Beall & Kaleen E. Beall, eds. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004, 2006, 2008.

    7. [S53] The Magna Charta Sureties, 1215: The Barons Named in the Magna Charta, 1215, and Some of Their Descendants Who Settled in America During the Early Colonial Years, by Frederick Lewis Weis. Fifth edition, with additions and corrections by Walter Lee Sheppard, Jr. and William R. Beal. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1999.

    8. [S789] The Wallop Family and Their Ancestry, by Vernon James Watney. Oxford, 1928., year only.